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night's ravens-bengals game in baltimore. this is the first game played since the nfl and referees union reached agreement on a contract. players and fans were furious with the performance during the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to the fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring our fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans to vote today and tomorrow on a labor deal. this will give you a sense of just how controversial those replacement refs were. one las vegas sports book is offering refunds to those who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won by a bad touchdown call in the final play of the game. >>> a texas man faces extortion charges, admitting to trying to get money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. richard hurd contacted one of rg3's agents earlier this year. he said he had information that would damage griffin's reputation and wanted is million in exchange for his silence. police arrested hurd, who played bask
. the refs will be taking the field starting tonight as the browns take on the ravens in baltimore. the fans got loud getting this deal done with more than 70,000 fans around the world making their voices heard in voicemails to nfl offices after the monday night game that gave the seahawks a win over the packers in one of the most controversial calls in nfl history. nfl commissioner roger goodell said this. this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating. yes, we do. live at the news desk, tony tull, news4. >>> this morning, more than 1,000 pepco workers are a step closer to going on strike. union reps will go back to pepco to try to get a new deal. if no deal is reached, workers will vote on whether to strike. the labor battle comes as pep co got the go ahead for a rate hike in the district. the d.c. public service commission approved a partial rate increase and that can mean an extra $2.60 a month for the average customer. >>> ken cuccinelli approved a plan to impose strict
bargaining agreement. the longest in nfl history. starting tonight in baltimore, replacement refs will no longer officiate nfl games. roger goodell temporarily lifted the lockout but officials will still meet on friday and saturday to vote on the agreement. goodell had this to say about ending the lockout. "this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better. the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating." the eight-year term will cover the referees through the 2019 nfl season. >>> virginia will take center stage again today in the race for the white house. both candidates will be campaigning in the commonwealth. mitt romney will be in springfield at american legion post 176. president obama is holding a rally in virginia beach today. both candidates' running mates have been stumping for votes in virginia as well. vice president joe biden was in chesterfield county on tuesday. republican nominee paul ryan made two stops in the commonwealth last week. both candidates were in ohio yesterday. president obama spoke at
is moving out. quiet conditions everywhere from baltimore down to annapolis and diehl. that's all headed toward eastern maryland right now. temperatures also mild. 67 in college park. rockville at 63. fort belvoir you're coming in at 64 degrees. luray 61. that is one of our cool spots off to the west. here's a look at the forecast hour by hour. 8:00 a.m., i think the fog will be lifting. we'll have some breaks, more in the cloud cover with a mixture of clouds and sun today. 77 degrees by around noontime. 81 degrees our high temperature for today with a few showers returning and even thunderstorms by 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, maybe even 7:00 or so. right now first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> still check on the situation on the outer loop of the beltway. here's what's happening. taking the outer loop toward connecticut avenue, the crash is reportedly now in the shoulder lane. i need to show you some delays because they're really growing right now. making your way towards georgia avenue, you are heavy on the brakes, sluggish. also at colesville road, starting to come to a complete stop as w
your way on bw parkway in maryland as well as i-95 between the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway, checking for accidents and incidents, not seeing anything. give you a live look as you make your way past 100. volume very, very light in both directions. connecting to the beltway, no issue there. earlier on the beltway in montgomery county, outer loop as you approach 39. work zone in place blocking two left lanes. we'll check outer loop speeds at 61 miles per hour. ten minutes to get from i-95 to i-270. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> thank you. >>> not the news you want to hear as you're making your breakfast. why it will soon be harder to have one of the items on your plate this morning. >>> it's the moment football fans had been >>> a csx train emergency. this is breaking news. crews are inspecting this train. this might result in some delays for any fredericksburg lines this morning. we'll keep you updated throughout the morning. melissa mollet, news 4. >> thank you, melissa. >>> the replacement refs in the nfl have been getting a hounding all seaso
the field in the ravens-bengals game in baltimore. it was the first time since the officials union reached a new agreement on the contract. players and fans were upset with the referees' performance the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring the fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans on voting tooday and tomorrow on te labor deal. this will give you a sense how controversial those calls were. one vegas sportsbook is offering refunds to customers who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won on a controversial touchdown call in the final play of the game. the casino owner calls this a unique situation and says it's the right thing to do for its customers. >> i'm going to disagree with that. >> you are? >> it's gambling. that's how it's supposed to work with gambling. >> but this casino decided -- >> it's good pr for sure. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," still fighting for their first division crow
through howard county and baltimore county. it's moving away, leaving the bigger part of the rain. still there will be lingering showers left coming in for the morning rush. umbrella ready today with a chance of showers, a milder start. 57 to 64 degrees around 8:00 a.m. by the noon hour, cloud cover. most of the rain is going to be north, up around northern maryland. temperatures by noontime, 74 to 77 degrees. for your afternoon commute, much warmer with a high of 84. it's the afternoon rush where we have the best chance of showers. i'll be back at 4:41 with your four-day forecast. right now, first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> checking the roadways. still dealing with a work zone in place if you're taking the inner loop of the beltway. really trying to access the ramp. construction happening on the ramp. it may be slowing you down a bit still, but it should be wrapping up soon. if you're traveling the inner loop of the beltway at kenilworth avenue, i did see construction on the right side, blocking the right lanes, but that's gone. looks like your travel lanes are open as you cont
sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did that with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died saturday night while riding his motorcycle in northern virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns in a ravens win. afterwards, smith talked about playing with that weight on his shoulders. >> you play with a heavy heart. you want to play for that person. i know my mom and all my family and everyone was back at the house. i texted my mom when i got here to the stadium. that's when i really made the decision i was going to play. she was excited about it. she was like, of course he'd want you to play. >> ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash, but they say alcohol was not a factor. >>> the police and fbi agents who caught the former marine responsible for firing at several military buildings will be honored today. yonathan melaku pled guilty to shooting at the pentagon, quan
condition. she later died. her name has not been released. >>> a bitter sweet weekend for baltimore ravens wide receiver torrey smith. he turned in one of his best games as a pro but did so with a heavy heart. smith's younger brother died sunday night while riding his motorcycle in virginia. smith, a former terrapin receiver, decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he scored two touchdowns and a ravens win. afterward, ravens head coach john harbaugh mar developvelled smith's resolve. >> when torrey said he wanted to play, he deserved that. a very special guy. how do you explain that? the lord works in wonderful, mysterious, beautiful ways. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the game for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> it's a sour start to the season on the redskins home field. the bengals came to town and proved they were going to be tough to beat from the very beginning. >> he will go deep. he's got green. he's going to go all the way. >> redskins outgunned for the most part in this game, ultimately falling
county, up into frederick county and around baltimore county. all that making its way to the east toward hartford and cecil county. what's going to be happening the next couple days is we'll still be dealing with this weather front that's been north of our area. we were on the warm side of it yesterday with temperatures in the low 80s. we'll on the warm side of that front for today. we've got a chance of rain back i think during the late afternoon and evening hours. here we are at 7:00. you can see some of the heavier rain and even some thunderstorms coming back into our area. so for a good chunk of the day, we'll be looking at a partly sunny sky and some pretty warm conditions. so that front is right over us tomorrow. so chance of some storms a lirt earlier tomorrow. as far as this afternoon, a chance of isolated thunderstorms. after about 5:00 p.m., temperatures will climb in the upper 0s to low 80s again. so it will be a short sleeve kind of day for the college students, for the kids heading off to high school. today they're probably going to be wearing the short pants. 66 to 73, isol
is at m & t stadium in baltimore this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. standee ovations at this stadium are reserved for the home team, the baltimore ravens, the fans crazy about their team, but last night other pros took to the field that they were even happier to see. >> tipping their kips to the appreciative fans here at m & t bank stadium. >> reporter: nfl refs are used to boos and abuse. they aren't used to standing ovations, but thursday night in baltimore that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> tucker the kick. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full-time experienced officials. >> i think the players know. i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: this season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i mean, i'm sure the replacement refs are really nice people, and they tried their best, but they were in way over their head. >> oh, baby, just good, and the patriots
the area by then. savage, maryland, right now still a little wet with light showers north around baltimore. off to the west, a few more scattered light showers that will be moving in. frostburg, petersburg, elkins, and morgantown all there seeing some rain. that's going to be making its way eastward. day planner forecast. umbrella ready today. we're not going to get a lot of rain. it the not going to rain in any one area for that long of a time period. look at the temperature by 3:00 p.m. from mid-70s at noon to 85 degrees by the time we get to late afternoon. isolated thunder possible too with our best chance of rain coming during the afternoon. that's when we could see a little bit of thunder too. 70 to 75 degrees for your evening rush heading home. here's a look at your four-day forecast and your seven-day forecast too. for today, thursday, friday, saturday, the possibility of rain. sunday, at least we're dry with a high of 74. today warm at 84. danella? >>> checking the roadways, veronica. still seeing construction slowing you down. let's head out and check delays. inner loop at eisenh
on the field for tonight's game against the baltimore ravens and the cleveland browns. >>> voters start casting early votes in the swing state of iowa today where the polls are putting president obama in the lead over mitt romney. but the president has his eye on other battleground states too as he releases a new two-minute television ad. in it he takes on romney's economic plan and lays out a plan to spur job creation. romney campaigning in virginia where he'll talk to veterans at an american legion post. >>> a new search effort this morning for teamsters leader jimmy hoffa missing since 1975 as police sample soil in suburban detroit. investigators are following up on a tip someone who claimed he saw a man who may have been hoffa being buried in that spot 35 years ago. >> we believe he's credible enough he believes what he saw that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the time line doesn't exactly add up to be mr. hoffa. but we do believe that he may have seen a body being interred. and as a result of that, we
. >> followed by new orleans. >> yeah. >> after that mardi gras. that's a tough cleanup. >> baltimore. >> b-more is in there. >> los angeles and number five, atlanta. come on, atlanta, can you do better next year. those are your five dirtiest cities. >> chicago not -- chicago's a great city. a plus for chicago. >> people throw things on the street or miss the things, do you pick it up? >> i watched a guy yesterday pour coffee into the mail container. watched him pour -- >> he almost was a garbage can. what's wrong with people? >> do you pick up -- do you call up somebody that doesn't pick up dog poop? >> you get shot in new york. what's wrong with you people. you all live in a different place than i do. >> oh, my gosh. >> a couple of pieces of business, first of all, we want to know what you think. guys. >> what? >> first of all, it was a bad idea bringing you. you started it. seriously. >> we want to know what you think about if it's okay to say if you have a favorite child. should you ever admit it. go to the website on it, and we'll tell you the real reason jimmy fallon is here because h
for a call in that one. >> that one went in favor of the home team in baltimore. that call happened to be correct. here it is on "sunday night football." however, if the credibility of the replacement officials is what it is and it's only getting worse by the week, if you have one of these, even if the call happens to be correct go against a home team, like lupica makes a great point, with incivility being what it is and the fan behavior we see with drinking and barnyard chants on a perceived missed call there, could be a very dangerous situation if one of these calls goes against a home team. >> real, real quickly. belichick, the penalty against him should be or will be what is this. >> a substantial fine. i don't think they will suspend him. >> bob costas, thank you. >> you know what annoys me even more than the replacement officials. >> what? >> getting up early to talk about this. >> the whining, savannah. >> once a year or something. y day for us. >>> let's move to politics now. president obama and mitt romney are fine-tuning their message to voters with the first presidential
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